# Explanation Abstract Reasoning Easy

In the abstract reasoning sequence displayed above, two distinct patterns can be observed:

- Placing a square or rhomb alternating within or outside the circle.
- Each additional figure changes the location of the square / rhomb by a quarter turn counterclockwise rotation.

This results in the alternately placing of a rhomb and square, respectively, within and outside the circle, keeping in mind that the change of position follows the quarter turn counterclockwise rotation. The solution to this abstract reasoning sequence is therefore the 4th one, where the square is positioned at the bottom and outside the circle.

In this test the degree of symmetry of the figure placed within the circle decreases step by step. The pattern starts with a circle, a line, a triangle and so on, continuing with lower symmetry objects (and thus more side faces). This automatically results in a hexagon placed in the circle as the solution for this abstract reasoning sequence.

The sequence above clearly shows that the position of the star around the cross is the key to solving this sequence. As the sequence continues the location of the star is determined by a quarter turn counterclockwise rotation every next figure. This results in the 4th solution where the star is positioned at the bottom right part of the cross.

In the abstract reasoning sequence displayed above, three distinct patterns can be observed:

- The uppermost white circles with white crosses increase at first in number, after which the amount of circles decrease in number again with increasing sequence.
- De inner black circles with white crosses increase in number with increasing sequence.
- The undermost white circles with black crosses decrease in number with increasing sequence.

Therefore the solution to this abstract reasoning sequence will consist of 1 uppermost circle, 5 middle ones and none at the bottom.

In the abstract reasoning sequence displayed above, two distinct patterns can be observed:

- As a basis the pattern consists at first of a circle, the highest form of symmetry. This degree of symmetry decreases as the sequence increases which results in objects with more side faces.
- Within these objects an arrow is present, which will be rotated counterclockwise by a quarter turn with every next figure in the sequence.

This results in a hexagon with the inner arrow directed downwards.

Knowing the pattern of the position of the rhomb in the above sequence is the key to solving this sequence. The rhomb is rotated 450 counterclockwise in every following figure, at which the colors within the rhomb alternate with each rotation. The solution to this sequence therefore is a horizontal rhomb with the white side to the left.

The above sequence should be seen as a series of stacked squares with alternating colors. At every next figure in the sequence the uppermost square is removed, to end up with a black square.

In this sequence two distinct patterns can be observed.

- The persons face is alternately displayed from aside by increasing sequence.
- The amount of black circles increases with increasing sequence.

This results in a person looking to the right with 5 black circles in the figure.

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